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Iron Lung Therapy: 1938

Iron Lung Therapy: 1938

C. Coy Honsaker with woman in iron lung (negative pressure ventilator) for treatment of polio, 1938. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Carrier Deck Ops: 1940s

Carrier Deck Ops: 1940s

Aircraft carrier deck operations, World War Two. Airplanes and sailors. Photo taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: b&w photo negative.

D.C. Motorcycle Cop: 1938

D.C. Motorcycle Cop: 1938

Washington D.C. motorcycle unit police officer adjusting the volume control on his radio, 1938. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Archie Roosevelt, Photographer: 1902

Archie Roosevelt, Photographer: 1902

Archie Roosevelt photographing his brother Quentin Roosevelt at the White House. The boys were sons of US President Theodore Roosevelt.

Tracy Train: early 1900s

Tracy Train: early 1900s

Locomotive engine of the South Dakota division, Chicago and North Western Railway Company at Tracy, Minnesota railroad depot. Detroit Publishing Company. Train photo taken between 1880 and 1930. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

The Cadillac of Anti-Aircraft: 1910

The Cadillac of Anti-Aircraft: 1910

U.S. Army motorized anti-aircraft battery. Two of the cars have Cadillac emblems on the front. All have guns mounted on the front above the engine compartment. The partially-readable flags seems to be related to a wireless signal corps. Click on View Detailed Image to look at a close-up. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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